Help and Advice on Moving house

Read our wide range of articles on moving house, updating your rented homes and dealing with estate agent.

What to do if you lose your paperwork

Moving home will inevitably require a you to gather a lot of paperwork, so when something goes missing it can seem like the worst scenario.

General Moving Advice, Mortgages

What is a proof of mortgage deposit?

A look at the most common questions when it comes to proof of a mortgage deposit when buying a home.

Mortgages

What is a mortgage valuation?

When applying for a mortgage, a major step will be the mortgage valuation. But what does it entail, and what effect can if have on your home buying process?

Buying a house, Mortgages

What is the 95% mortgage scheme?

In April 2021, the government launched a mortgage scheme that lets users buy a house with a 5% deposit. So, how does the scheme work?

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Mortgages

Can I get a mortgage if I'm over 50?

It can be scary to feel like time is against you when it comes to getting a mortgage, or remortgaging your home. So is age really just a number in this case?

Mortgages

Shared Ownership mortgages explained

Looking to buy a Shared Ownership property, but not sure how the mortgage will work? We explain it here.

First Time Buyers, Mortgages, Shared Ownership

Can you get a mortgage with bad credit?

If you’ll need a mortgage to buy your property but you’ve got a bad credit history, there are options.

Conveyancing, Mortgages

How does credit card debt affect getting a mortgage?

If you’re going to need a mortgage to buy your property, your debts should be the first thing you think about.

Mortgages

How to build good credit

Having a good credit score is vital if you want to secure a mortgage – but how do you build good credit?

First Time Buyers, Mortgages